Microtek touts scanners for image rerouting, push-button formatting
- By Bill Murray
- Mar 15, 1999
Priced from $99, the Microtek International Inc. SlimScan C6 36-bit color scanner
claims 600- by 1,200-dot-per-inch maximum resolution.
Users can rout scanned images or documents to optical character recognition, e-mail,
fax or image editing programs. The Redondo Beach, Calif., company bundles Adobe
PhotoDeluxe and Ulead PhotoImpact image editing software as well as Caere OmniPage Limited
Edition OCR software and Caere PageKeeper Standard document management software.
The SlimScan C6 comes in a $99 parallel-port version or a $109 Universal Serial Bus
version for Microsoft Windows 9x and NT Workstation 4.0 operating systems as well as for
the Apple iMac.
Microteks $499 ImageDeck scanner operates as an independent workgroup appliance
and needs no PC host. Users can save scanned documents, images or photos to floppy disks
or 100M Zip disks from Iomega Corp. of Roy, Utah.
ImageDeck users simply push buttons to format a disk for saving a scan, choose image or
letter scanning, select resolution, choose color or monochrome scanning, and set
Microtek scanners are available from open-market resellers including CDW Computer
Centers Inc. of Vernon Hills, Ill., CompUSA Inc. of Dallas and Government Technology
Services Inc. of Chantilly, Va.
Contact Microtek at 310-297-5000.